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November 11, 2013

CCNY Goes the Distance in ING New York City Marathon

Khadesha Maxim with the Office of Facilities Management running in Harlem in the 2013 ING NYC Marathon. Her finish time was 4:32:50.

Members of the City College community – students, faculty and staff – participated in the ING New York City Marathon, held Sunday, November 3. In response to a request from the college Office of Communications and Marketing, nine CCNY marathoners submitted their finish times.

John Adamski, an adjunct lecturer in mathematics, reported the best time among men, 3:39:40. Yoko Inagi, chief of cataloging and MPC division, City College Libraries, reported the best time among women, 4:22:04.

For two marathon participants, biomedical engineering graduate students Pamela Cabahug and Laura Causey, this year’s run made good on a commitment made last year in support of a campaign to raise scholarship funds for undergraduate biomedical engineering majors. Last year’s marathon was cancelled in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Here are the finish times reported by City College marathoners:

  • John Adamski, adjunct lecturer, mathematics, 3:39:40.
  • David Rumschitzski, professor, chemical engineering, 3:58:50.
  • Yoko Inagi, chief of cataloging and MPC division, City College Libraries, 4:22:04.
  • Khadesha Maxim, chief of staff, Office of Facilities Management, 4:32:50.
  • Heather Laurel, adjunct lecturer, music, 4:43:02.
  • Abraham Hernandez, junior, undeclared, 4:43:21.
  • Pamela Cabahug, graduate student, biomedical engineering, 4:45:29.
  • Laura Causey, graduate student, biomedical engineering, 5:28:53.
  • Philip Barnett, science and engineering librarian, City College Libraries, 5:57:23.


About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.  

Set on a striking, 35-acre hilltop campus in upper Manhattan, CCNY has produced more Nobel laureates than any other public institution in the United States. The College has been touted as one of America's Top Colleges by Forbes, one of the Best Colleges in the United States as well as one of the Best Value Colleges by the Princeton Review, and ranks among U.S. News’ top regional universities.

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